History

Over one decade, Nissay Asset Management has been engaging in responsible investment, prioritising to fulfil a social mission of a responsible investor to enhance a trinity of corporate value, capital markets and a sustainable society in mind. In 2006, we became a signatory of PRI and have actively promoted stewardship activities since then.

1999

Established Proxy voting guideline

2002

Established "Corporate Governance Committee" (currently named as “Responsible Investment Committee”)

2004

Integration of mid- and long-term forecasts in the investment decision-making process

2006

Signatory to the PRI

2007

Joined International Corporate Governance Network(ICGN)

2008

Integrated ESG rating by in-house analysts into the investment process

2014

Acceptance of Japan’s Stewardship Code

2016

Established “ESG Investment Promotion Office”

2017

Established ”the Supervisory Committee on Responsible Investment"

Integration of ESG evaluation in the global equity investment process

2019

Disclosed ESG Investment approaches by asset classes

Signatory to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

Joined SASB’s Investor Advisory Group

Acknowledged as Lead sponsor in PRI in Person 2020(Cancelled due to COVID-19)

2020

Extended our stewardship responsibilities into domestic fixed income investment

Ministry of the Environment 2020 1st ESG Finance Award Japan Gold Award (Institutional Investor)

2021

Participated in Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

Reorganized "ESG Investment Promotion Office" into "ESG Investment Promotion Department“

Acknowledged as Lead sponsor in PRI Digital Conference

Established "the Sustainability Committee"